Be a Wildlifer | WWF-Canada

HELP WILDLIFE WHERE YOU LIVE

Wildlife are struggling to hold on in places that are ours to preserve and protect. We know when enough of us are on the ground, doing our part to help nature thrive, we can give them a fighting chance. Together, we can make protecting wildlife a way of life.

Select your province to learn more about the events and actions that will make a difference near you.

Alberta | British ColumbiaManitobaNew BrunswickNewfoundlandNova Scotia | NunavutOntarioPrince Edward IslandQuebecSaskatchewan | Yukon

 

Alberta

Pronghorn need you to prevent collisions

By reporting wildlife sightings along major highways, you can reduce collisions and help pronghorn cross the fragmented prairie landscape safely.

Get the app

 

Calgary amphibians need you to answer the call of the wetland

Help survey Calgary’s wetlands to learn more about your city’s amphibians. Join a planned survey day or use the app to report amphibian calls and your sightings.

Become a citizen scientist

 

Turtles, birds, fish and frogs need you to pick up garbage

Anytime, anywhere land touches water

There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. Don’t let garbage replace wildlife.

Lead a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

 

Wildlife need kids to run

June 10 | Calgary North

By lacing up and getting out in nature, families can make a difference for wildlife they care about

Join Kids' Run for Nature

 

Wildlife need kids to run

June 10 | Calgary South

By lacing up and getting out in nature, families can make a difference for wildlife they care about

Join Kids' Run for Nature

 

British Columbia

Salmon need you to restore the Katzie Slough

May 27 | Pitt Meadows, B.C.

Join Watershed Watch for a canoe tour and cleanup of the Katzie Slough. You’ll learn more about the ecological importance of this salmon stream while helping restore habitat for wildlife.

RSVP now

 

Sea lions, fish and turtles need you to pick up your garbage

Anytime, anywhere land touches water

There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. Don’t let garbage replace wildlife.

Lead a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

 

Wildlife need kids to run

June 17 | Penticton

By lacing up and getting out in nature, families can make a difference for wildlife they care about

Join Kids' Run for Nature

Manitoba

Turtles, birds, fish and frogs need you to pick up garbage

Anytime, anywhere land touches water

There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. Don’t let garbage replace wildlife.

Lead a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

 

Wildlife need kids to run

June 10 | Winnipeg

By lacing up and getting out in nature, families can make a difference for wildlife they care about

Join Kids' Run for Nature

 

Newfoundland

Whales, fish and sea birds need you to pick up garbage

Anytime, anywhere land touches water

There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. Don’t let garbage replace wildlife.

Lead a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

 

Marine wildlife need you to keep your eyes open

April - July

Capelin may be small but as a food source for whales and cod, they play a big role in ocean health. Have you seen capelin rolling?

Submit your capelin sightings

 

New Brunswick

Turtles, birds, fish and frogs need you to pick up garbage

Anytime, anywhere land touches water

There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. Don’t let garbage replace wildlife.

Lead a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

 

Marine wildlife need you to keep your eyes open

April - July

Capelin may be small but as a food source for whales and cod, they play a big role in ocean health. Have you seen capelin rolling?

Submit your capelin sightings

Nova Scotia

Wood turtles in Nova Scotia need you to survey them

April 16-May 31 | Annapolis and Kings County

Be on the lookout for and document where you spot wood turtles, an at-risk species in Nova Scotia. The information you gather will help establish baseline information about the population and places that need protection.

Learn more

 

Marine wildlife need you to keep your eyes open

April - July

Capelin may be small but as a food source for whales and cod, they play a big role in ocean health. Have you seen capelin rolling?

Submit your capelin sightings

 

Wood turtles in Nova Scotia need you to survey them

May 28-June 30 | Annapolis and Kings County

During nesting season, help monitor wood turtle habitat for new nests so they can be protected from predators. You'll be helping ensure hatchlings survive and the at-risk wood turtle population can thrive.

Learn more

 

Whales, turtles and sea birds need you to pick up garbage

Anytime, anywhere land touches water

There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. Don’t let garbage replace wildlife.

Lead a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

 

Wildlife need kids to run

June 10 | Antigonish

By lacing up and getting out in nature, families can make a difference for wildlife they care about

Join Kids' Run for Nature

 

Wildlife need kids to run

June 10 | Dartmouth

By lacing up and getting out in nature, families can make a difference for wildlife they care about

Join Kids' Run for Nature

 

Northwest Territories

Whales, turtles and sea birds need you to pick up garbage

Anytime, anywhere land touches water

There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. Don’t let garbage replace wildlife.

Lead a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

 

Nunavut

Walrus, murre and Arctic char need you to pick up garbage

Anytime, anywhere land touches water

There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. Don’t let garbage replace wildlife.

Lead a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

Ontario

Wildlife in Cambridge need you to plant a rare forest

May 11 - May 24 | Cambridge

Help restore the Thompson Tract to diverse forest habitat for wildlife. You’ll plant native trees, transplant saplings and thin the canopy to improve biodiversity. Plus, you’ll gain experience in ecological restoration.

Sign up to bring nature back

 

Brook trout in Shelburne need you to plant trees

May 26 | Minesing

Plant native trees and shrubs along this rehabilitated section of Walters Creek. The trees will add will help shade the creek, stabilize the banks and bring back the brook trout.

Register

 

Wildlife need kids to run

May 27 | Port Hope

By lacing up and getting out in nature, families can make a difference for wildlife they care about

Join Kids' Run for Nature

 

Baker Creek wildlife need you to plant trees

May 28 | Mono

Help plant trees along Baker Creek. You'll be improving wildlife habitat, wetlands and water quality.

Register

 

Wildlife in Cambridge need you to stop the spread of invasive species

June 1 - June 14 | Cambridge

You're needed to remove garlic mustard, mossy stonecrop and other invasive plants that are taking over the Cliffs and Alvars Forest. By allowing native plants to return, native wildlife will have a better home. This is a great opportunity to learn how to identify invasive and native plants.

Sign up to bring nature back

 

Wildlife in Hamilton need you to beautify Century Street Park

June 2 | Hamilton

Help bring Century Park back to nature by planting trees and growing a pollinator habitat.

Register now

 

Backyard wildlife need you to give them a better home

Anytime

The Carolinian Zone is home to more at-risk species than anywhere else in Canada. Your green space can stop them from disappearing.

Turn your garden into a habitat

 

Turtles, birds, fish and frogs need you to pick up garbage

Anytime, anywhere land touches water

There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. Don’t let garbage replace wildlife.

Lead a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

 

Wildlife need kids to run

June 3 | Aurora

By lacing up and getting out in nature, families can make a difference for wildlife they care about

Join Kids' Run for Nature

 

Wildlife need kids to run

June 3 | Burlington

By lacing up and getting out in nature, families can make a difference for wildlife they care about

Join Kids' Run for Nature

 

Wildlife need kids to run

June 3 | Richmond Hill

By lacing up and getting out in nature, families can make a difference for wildlife they care about

Join Kids' Run for Nature

 

Wildlife need kids to run

June 10 | Oakville

By lacing up and getting out in nature, families can make a difference for wildlife they care about

Join Kids' Run for Nature

 

Wildlife need kids to run

June 10 | Toronto East

By lacing up and getting out in nature, families can make a difference for wildlife they care about

Join Kids' Run for Nature

 

Wildlife need kids to run

June 10 | Toronto West

By lacing up and getting out in nature, families can make a difference for wildlife they care about

Join Kids' Run for Nature

 

Wildlife need kids to run

June 16  | St. Catherines

By lacing up and getting out in nature, families can make a difference for wildlife they care about

Join Kids' Run for Nature

 

Wildlife need kids to run

June 17 | Ottawa

By lacing up and getting out in nature, families can make a difference for wildlife they care about

Join Kids' Run for Nature

 

Wildlife need kids to run

June 23 | Richmond

By lacing up and getting out in nature, families can make a difference for wildlife they care about

Join Kids' Run for Nature

 

Wildlife need kids to run

June 23 | Windsor

By lacing up and getting out in nature, families can make a difference for wildlife they care about

Join Kids' Run for Nature

 

Wildlife need kids to run

TBD | Bradford

By lacing up and getting out in nature, families can make a difference for wildlife they care about

Join Kids' Run for Nature

 

Prince Edward Island

Gannets, frogs and fish need you to pick up garbage

Anytime, anywhere land touches water

There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. Don’t let garbage replace wildlife.

Lead a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

 

Marine wildlife need you to keep your eyes open

April - July

Capelin may be small but as a food source for whales and cod, they play a big role in ocean health. Have you seen capelin rolling?

Submit your capelin sightings

Quebec

Monarchs need you to go on a mission

May - October | Montreal

Help the Montreal Insectarium find and protect the monarch’s breeding grounds. Just find milkweed, check for caterpillars and share your observations.

Become a citizen scientist

 

Urban wildlife in Montreal need your help

Montreal

Join together with other bioneers - citizens, scientists, decision-makers and corporate communities who are working to protect biodiversity and share knowledge.

Take part in an urban biodiversity project

 

Turtles, birds, fish and frogs need you to pick up garbage

Anytime, anywhere land touches water

There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. Don’t let garbage replace wildlife.

Lead a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

 

Marine wildlife need you to keep your eyes open

April - July

Capelin may be small but as a food source for whales and cod, they play a big role in ocean health. Have you seen capelin rolling?

Submit your capelin sightings

 

Saskatchewan

Pronghorn need you to prevent collisions

By reporting wildlife sightings along major highways, you can reduce collisions and help pronghorn cross the fragmented prairie landscape safely.

Get the app

 

Turtles, birds, fish and frogs need you to pick up garbage

Anytime, anywhere land touches water

There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. Don’t let garbage replace wildlife.

Lead a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

 

Yukon

Ducks, otters and fish need you to pick up your garbage

Anytime, anywhere land touches water

There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050. Don’t let garbage replace wildlife.

Lead a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup